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President Obama's Newly Released Budget Makes Our Ocean a Priority ** Sign to Send Thanks ***
Environment  (tags: conservation, habitat, environment, protection, Sustainabililty )

- 13 hours ago -
Here are some of the proposed budget highlights: More than doubling funding for ocean acidification research Investments to promote resilience in our ocean and coastal communities Increased funding ...
Please Join Cruelty Free International to Ask Your Representatives to Become Co-Sponsors of the Humane Cosmetics Act. *** Please
Animals  (tags: animaladvocates, animalwelfare, cruelty, ethics, investigation, pets, protection, suffering )

- 14 hours ago -
Over 80% of the world - including the US - still allows cruel animal testing for cosmetics. For more than 50 years animals have been used in painful tests to assess the safety of certain chemicals used in cosmetics products....
When Women Succeed, America Succeeds *** Please Join ***
Society & Culture  (tags: children, culture, education, ethics, family, government, humans, law, rights, society, women, world )

- 14 hours ago -
One of the things that women, men and families need to succeed is the freedom to take a day off from work to care for themselves, a sick child or parent. Nobody should be forced to choose between their job and caring for their family....
Protect the Ecuadorian Amazon From Destructive Oil Drilling - Please Sign!
Environment  (tags: Equadorian amazon, protect, oil, drilling, yasuni )

- 18 hours ago -
I urge you to protect Ecuador's amazing rainforests from oil drilling by reinstating the Yasuni Initiative to protect Yasuni National Park and to halt all plans for new oil drilling in the rainforests of the south-central Ecuadorian Amazon.
Texas Inmate Must Stay In Prison, Despite Conviction Being Overturned 34 Years Ago Read More at Http://Thefreethoughtproject.C om
Society & Culture  (tags: crime, ethics, death, freedoms )

- 14 hours ago -
Hartfield, whose IQ has been estimated at 51, claims he is innocent and that police used a false confession against him.
Let Autistic Girl Keep Her Dog ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, dogs, protection, pets )

- 12 hours ago -
Charlie, a Jack Russell/Patterdale terrier mix, is being held at a Liverpool pound he chased another dog and went missing during a walk in Everton Park. Wayne Johnson was walking the dog at the time, but the pet also belongs to his 13-year-old autistic
Animals  (tags: sheep, lamb, lambs, batman, bat, farm, museumAnimalWelfare, habitat, pets )

- 14 hours ago -
A small lamb was born on the Norwegian museum farm "vitengarden" at Nærbø, the little lamb had to identical spots on his eyes that might resemble batman, there was no doubt the lamb was named Bat-lamb
Wildlife in the Prairies - Alberta's Not-So Abandoned Barns
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, wildlife )

- 13 hours ago -
Many of our abandoned properties are surrounded with untouched grassland, which can be a huge help to some of our 'nuisance' wildlife. With no farming taking place, it gives way to a great habitat for ground squirrels and their predators.
Environment  (tags: conservation, destruction, ecosystems, environment, habitat, healthconditions, nature, protection, Sustainabililty )

- 14 hours ago -
As our nation's first lady, and gardener-in-chief, please set an example for the nation by banning bee-killing pesticides from the White House gardens and urging the EPA and Congress to take swift action to protect bees and other pollinators....
El Nino Forecast Suggests Next Winter Will Be Warm
Environment  (tags: climate-change, weather, oceans, El Nino, world, environment, climate )

- 1 day ago -
If the snow-shovelling marathons and constant cold weather alerts wore you down this winter, you'll be happy to hear this: Climatologists are predicting that next winter will probably be a warm one.
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